It’s critical that ignition coils are firing with the correct type of spark plug. This video is sponsored by Autolite.
Developed to help distinguish Iridium Ultra as Autolite’s premium offering, the new packaging utilizes bold black color cues and spot varnish coatings that highlight the iconic Autolite logo and striking bolt design, the company noted.
“These new product releases represent the continuing commitment of the NGK and NTK brands in bringing a comprehensive mix of premium ignition and sensor products to the automotive aftermarket,” said Mark Boyle, NGK’s general manager of product.
Honorees were recognized for achieving the highest levels of global excellence in 10 categories.
“NGK Spark Plugs is a powerhouse when it comes to producing ignition products for cars, motorcycles and more, and many racers at Summit Motorsports Park have a substantial amount of success while using the company’s products on their race cars,” said Bill Bader Jr., president of Summit Motorsports Park.
Although the basic principles of induction and electromagnetism haven’t changed in the 100-plus years since its introduction, the current incarnation of the ignition coil is a much more reliable, compact and long-lasting unit than those used in previous designs.
The November issue features tech articles on motor oil, brake pads, fuel injection and spark plugs.
The new line consists of 25 part numbers covering more than 200 million vehicles currently in operation, according to the company.
“For years, the industry has attempted to capture and disseminate this information to ensure consumers and automotive repair technicians were getting optimal ignition performance from today’s complex engines,” said Brian Norko, vice president – aftermarket for NGK Spark Plugs.
In this role, Norko will expand his responsibilities, leading all growth initiatives within marketing, product management and category management, in addition to his current sales leadership role.
Series history was made on Sunday when Jeremiah Mayo, age 17, won both the Tri-Hull (No. 5) and Formula Light (No. 8) classes. Mayo became the first racer of the series to not only win two classes in one event, but also in an entire season.
For more than 110 years, Champion has been one of the automotive aftermarket’s most recognized brands, and a leading choice among automotive enthusiasts.